Also in the news

Donkey Sanctuary Gift Shop scoops top Devon award 

The Donkey Sanctuary’s on-site Gift Shop has won the Best Devon Attraction Retail Shop of the Year award.

The venue at the Sidmouth sanctuary has been named as the overall Devon winner...

Decision to be made on preferred location of a new community near Exeter

A report on proposals for a second new community to the east of Exeter will be considered by East Devon District Council’s (EDDC) Strategic Planning Committee on Tuesday, 5 December.


Financial boost for Newton Abbot Museum

A local housebuilder in Newton Abbot has committed £2,000 to the local museum in a show of commitment to the town.

Persimmon Homes South West made the donation as part of its Community...

Castle Drogo’s Cracking Christmas Celebrations 

Entrance hall decorated for Christmas at Castle Drogo in Devon

The volunteers at Castle Drogo have been busy unpacking the Christmas decorations and turning the castle into a traditional festive scene ready for Christmas opening on Friday 1 December.

Local musicians from nine different musical groups are volunteering their time to create a cacophony of sound in the Castle, to get people in the...

Full story


Devon 24/7 Lifestyle


Sustainability sells – Here’s how you can boost your company’s green credentials

Sustainability is a term that we come across quite often these days but many still fail to understand its meaning or dismiss it as another empty buzzword. However, the truth is that...


Tiverton builders merchant hits bullseye with fundraising month for CHSW

The Tiverton branch of RGB Building Supplies is inviting customers to be part of a charity darts competition taking place between Friday 1st December and Wednesday 20th December in aid of Children...


School children visit Devonshire Homes construction site in Bideford

Bideford school children get a lesson in safety and home building at The Grange

Year Six pupils from St Mary's C of E Primary School became VIP visitors for the day at a popular new build homes development, as part of a school project.

West Country housebuilder...

Entertainment & Reviews

Stephanie Austin

Devon murder mystery author to sign copies of her latest thriller at Otter Garden Centre

A talented Devon author will be at Otter Garden Centre in Ottery St Mary to sign copies of her exciting new mystery novel, A Devon Midwinter Murder .

It's the seventh book in Stephanie...

Family Life

Dogs Trust Ilfracombe issues advice to keep dogs warm and safe during cold spell

As the temperature begins to drop, and with snow and freezing weather set to hit parts of the UK, Dogs Trust Ilfracombe is urging owners to follow some simple steps to keep their dogs safe and...

Food & Drink

Owens Coffee Unveils Perfect Waves Café

Devon-based coffee roaster expands offering, with a new café experience

Devon-based coffee roaster, Owens Coffee , is proud to announce the opening of Perfect Waves Café, a stylish new coffee...

Health & Beauty

Prolozone Therapy vs. Traditional Pain Management: Pros and Cons

Dealing with chronic pain can be a challenging and frustrating experience. Fortunately, there are various approaches to pain management, ranging from traditional methods to alternative therapies...

Holidays & Travel

Christmas at The Mole Resort in Devon

Winter Wonderland Festivities at The Mole Resort

Santa is coming to North Devon along with cocktail and wreath making workshops, Christmas carols, festive cheese and wine tasting, Yuletide campfires and more!

Christmas has arrived at...

Homes & Gardens

Home Decor Trends that Never Go Out of Style

When it comes to decorating our homes, we often find ourselves torn between fleeting trends and timeless classics. While experimenting with the latest design fads can be exciting, it's crucial to...

Social Diary

Whisky Tasting Event at The Golf & Country Club

Local spirits tasting specialist, Azu Spirits , are hosting their first blind tasting event at Exeter Golf and Country Club on Thursday 26th January at Wear Park Restaurant. Following a range of...